10 teams selected for Resilient by Design competition

October 4, 2017,AEDT

Resilient by Design recently announced the 10 design teams who will develop implementable projects that offer an imaginative and collaborative approach to resilience. Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge is a collaborative research and design project that brings together local residents, public officials and local, national and international experts | Read More

Designing for the competing demands placed on large urban spaces

September 27, 2017,AEDT

Two open spaces in different continents, some 13,000 km apart from one another. One is a relatively new park within the incredibly dense fabric of Hong Kong; the other is a historic national park in downtown Washington D.C. At first glance they appear to have very little in common. However, both have | Read More

Hortus-Urbanism: A Horticultural Approach to Informal Districts in China | MAPS

September 26, 2017,AEDT

Hortus-Urbanism proposes a strategy to provide contemporary Chinese “Urban Villages” (Cheng Zhong Cun, 城中村) and their inhabitants with a green spatial infrastructure intended to reconnect them physically, environmentally and socially to their surroundings. Urban Villages are the byproduct of China’s rapid urbanization phenomena and despite their problems related to their | Read More

Phulay Bay A-Ritz Carlton Reserve | Krabi, Thailand | P landscape

September 25, 2017,AEDT

The landscape at Phulay Bay transforms the guest into a surreal and magical world through the poetic medium of nature, nostalgia, culture and art. The aim of the project was to emphasize and enhance the existing environment through sustainable measures of water conservation and planting design while also integrating local | Read More

Forrec led design team wins Pier 8 Promenade design competition

September 23, 2017,AEDT

The City of Hamilton recently announced that the Forrec led team design, “Hamilton: Hammer City” has won the Pier 8 Promenade design competition. The City of Hamilton is undertaking a design competition to select a design team and determine a design for the new Pier 8 Promenade Park to be located | Read More

Felixx + De Zwarte Hond transforming Alpen, Germany

September 18, 2017,AEDT

Felixx + De Zwarte Hond won the competition for the strategic transformation of Alpen. Alpen is a municipality in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. A closed international competition was organized for the redevelopment of the center. During three months, 6 shortlisted teams have been working in a participatory way. At several workshops, intermediate proposals | Read More

Eleftherias Square | Thessaloniki, Greece | TCP – architects

September 18, 2017,AEDT

In 2013 the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece organized an architectural competition for the regeneration Eleftherias Square, currently being used as a parking space, with an unprecedented number of more than 130 competition entries. After winning the first award, TCP-architects were appointed by the municipality of Thessaloniki to undertake | Read More

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